Senior Business Analyst

Financial Conduct Authority

Regulating financial services firms and financial markets in the UK,

Requirements of the role

Our Change Directorate is at the forefront of our ambition to transform the FCA into a data-led regulator, and our work enables the FCA to effectively regulate some of the UK’s most complex financial markets.


The Business Analysis (BA) team, alongside our other Change delivery disciplines, work closely with our business areas to deliver our extensive and diverse portfolio of change.


Our portfolio of change covers cyber and information security; data, technology and intelligence; risk management; sanctions; end user compute and other technology refreshes in order to ensure we can effectively regulate the financial service sector, ensure consumers are protected from harm and there is effective market competition.


What you will be doing (the role)

  • You will play a prominent and active role in developing the Business Analysis Community of Practice (CoP).  Actively contributing on key CoP initiatives (e.g., BA away days, developing new skills and capabilities and training needs analysis)
  • Sharing BA ways of working with individuals working on your assigned project (e.g., inducting contractor BAs on which templates to use, or helping Project Managers to understand the BA approach
  • Project Delivery will be the focus of your role and you will set the strategy for your assigned project, through definition of the business analysis approach, ensuring that all BA output on the project is fit-for-purpose, represents value for money, and is delivered on time
  • You will be involved in high risk, high reputation and technical orientated projects that enable the organisation to deliver its regulatory obligations
  • Ensuring that business outcomes are delivered through effective requirements management using BA best practice techniques and tools.  You will apply your requirements elicitation experience, together with your ability to engage the business in understanding their needs to deliver business solutions
  • You will add value to our technical and complex change portfolio, through modelling our current and future states; understanding our data and intelligence needs; modelling our operating model and being able to engage effectively with our delivery partners and product groups
  • Working collaboratively with project stakeholders, business subject matter experts, suppliers, technical stakeholders, and product groups to deliver the project outcomes to the highest possible standards in a hybrid working environment. Using this close engagement to proactively identify opportunities which add value for the whole team

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Edinburgh, Leeds, London

 Contract type

Full time, Permanent


Business analyst, Senior

 Working pattern

Flexible working, Hybrid

 Closing Date